Peanut Subsidies in the United States totaled $5.8 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of peanut subsidy recipients were paid 74 percent of peanut subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%24%1,054$1,238,103,375$1,174,671
Top 1%24%1,054$1,238,103,375$1,174,671
Top 2%36%2,108$1,852,077,805$878,595
Top 2%36%2,108$1,852,077,805$878,595
Top 3%45%3,162$2,301,479,574$727,856
Top 3%45%3,162$2,301,479,574$727,856
Top 4%52%4,217$2,655,471,656$629,706
Top 4%52%4,217$2,655,471,656$629,706
Top 5%57%5,271$2,940,363,551$557,838
Top 5%57%5,271$2,940,363,551$557,838
Top 6%62%6,325$3,175,751,315$502,095
Top 6%62%6,325$3,175,751,315$502,095
Top 7%66%7,380$3,372,463,507$456,973
Top 7%66%7,380$3,372,463,507$456,973
Top 8%69%8,434$3,538,981,234$419,609
Top 8%69%8,434$3,538,981,234$419,609
Top 9%72%9,488$3,681,708,160$388,038
Top 9%72%9,488$3,681,708,160$388,038
Top 10%74%10,543$3,804,786,394$360,883
Top 10%74%10,543$3,804,786,394$360,883
Top 11%76%11,597$3,912,134,172$337,340
Top 11%76%11,597$3,912,134,172$337,340
Top 12%78%12,651$4,006,669,417$316,708
Top 12%78%12,651$4,006,669,417$316,708
Top 13%80%13,706$4,090,584,073$298,452
Top 13%80%13,706$4,090,584,073$298,452
Top 14%81%14,760$4,165,691,906$282,228
Top 14%81%14,760$4,165,691,906$282,228
Top 15%83%15,814$4,233,544,695$267,709
Top 15%83%15,814$4,233,544,695$267,709
Top 16%84%16,868$4,294,756,296$254,610
Top 16%84%16,868$4,294,756,296$254,610
Top 17%85%17,923$4,350,182,778$242,715
Top 17%85%17,923$4,350,182,778$242,715
Top 18%86%18,977$4,400,688,055$231,896
Top 18%86%18,977$4,400,688,055$231,896
Top 19%87%20,031$4,446,965,544$222,004
Top 19%87%20,031$4,446,965,544$222,004
Top 20%88%21,086$4,489,534,902$212,915
Top 20%88%21,086$4,489,534,902$212,915
Remaining 80% of recips.12%84,345$639,680,332$7,584
Remaining 80% of recips.12%84,345$639,680,332$7,584

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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